The Survival List

11-4-97



This list was provided per our request for an idea of what would be necessary in the event of any crises. With the predictions made made by Tia, this is not such a bad idea for anyone wishing to avoid any surprises that could befall the way of life we currently enjoy.

Russ; Hi Kiri.
Kiri; Yo, I'm heeerrrreee!
R; Good to see you sweetheart, how you doing?
Kiri; Best kept secret on the base.
R; Oh, Grandmother?
Kiri; You bet. OK, what can I do for you?
R; Well I'd like to cover the list we talked about for preparing for any world changes that will necessitate any emergency contingencies for an extended period of time.
Kiri; Oh, the List. OK........needed for survival. Let me start with.....

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

    Bandages
    Rubbing alcohol
    Scalpels, tweezers, forceps
    Clamps, surgical hoses
    Gauze, pads
    Syringes, needles
    Nail files, cotton wool
    Ointments, aspirin
    Tylenol, Nuprin

Let's move over to;

GARDENING EQUIPMENT

    Shovel, fork, trowel
    An assortment of different sizes of lumber
    Also, hose. Half inch, three quarter inch.
    Adaptors, male and female.
    Sledgehammers, mattocks, pick axes
    Rakes of different types
    Chicken wire, netting
    Rolls of clear plastic
    PVC piping, spigots, faucets
    Panes of clear glass which crosses over to construction materials
    Seeds for high protein foods such as
    Seed potatoes, different kinds
    Cabbage
    Spinach
    Carrots
    Onions
    Tomatoes
    Beans
    Legumes
    Peas
    Turnips
    Jicama
    Herbs, etc. etc.

OK, now;

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

    Copper piping
    Lead piping which serves a purpose I'll come back to later
    Cement, stones which can be collected from round about
    Carpentry tools
    Plane
    Sander
    Sanding paper
    Disk blades
    Screws, a variety of various sizes and kinds.
    Nails, same thing
    Screwdrivers and hammers
    Rasps, files
    Saws
    Back saws
    Hack saw
    Non-back saws
    Bow saw
    Clamps in different sizes and kinds
    Level, straightedge
    A scribing tool
    Drills
    Electrical and non-electrical
    Drill bits
    Chisels and cold chisels

MISC.

    Blankets
    Clothes
    Summer clothes
    Winter clothes
    Sleeping bags
    Toilet paper
    Salt, flour
    Sugar, vinegar
    Rice, pickling spices
    Pickling jars, storage jars
    Grates, grills
    Rough wood, charcoal
    A huge copper bowl with a clamp down lid
    Copper piping
    A thing to bend the copper piping
    Paper, pen, pencil
    Batteries
    Steel piping, thick iron piping
    Sulfur, salt peter
    Mixing bowls
    A large supply of casting sand
    Round marbles
    Feathers, metal working tools
    Heat bricks
    A crucible
    Educational books on;
    Carpentry
    Engineering
    Metallurgy
    Atlases
    How to Books
    Clothing
    Plumbing
    Using a lathe
    Leather work
    Basket work
    Engineering
    Chemistry
    Biology
    The Bible
    There's some great stories and some great morals in there.
    The complete works of Shakespere
    Books on grammar
    Simple children's books
    Books on how to teach
    Books on how to sail
    Compass
    Thread, string
    Fishing equipment
    Rifles, ammunition for the rifles
    Leather

I know I'm forgetting a lot of stuff but that's the basic list. The thing is to think big. People are welcome to E-mail in.....yeah I've got the thumbs up from Omal, things that can be added onto the list. Think big, the bigger the better, if you want an anvil, throw it in. That reminds me.

Foundry equipment.
Wax

Well that just about does it. Besides we're almost out of tape.
R; OK, Kiri. Thank you very much. This will be a great help for those who wish to be better prepared.
Kiri; You're welcome, anyway I have to go. I'll see you next time.
R; All right Kiri, bye.


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